Fitness

Where to Take a Hot Yoga Class in Boston Right Now

Drop into one of these yoga studios for hot yoga classes to increase your flexibility, detoxify your body, and boost your mood.


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It’s easy to feel overwhelmed with the hectic routine of daily life, but it’s important to remember to take time for yourself. Whether you need a hard workout or a more relaxing flow, drop into one of these yoga studios for a hot yoga class. And don’t forget your water bottle. With a thermostat set at over 95 degrees, almost everyone will break a sweat.

Core Power Yoga

Core Power is a popular yoga studio with locations across Boston and the country. The main hot yoga class, called Hot Power Fusion, is designed to incorporate deep breathing and strengthening in each pose. Try out the Candlelight Hot Power Fusion class, offered on select evenings, for a truly meditative and restful experience.

Various locations, corepoweryoga.com.

Bikram Yoga Studio

Bikram yoga is a traditional yoga technique that involves performing a series of yoga postures and specific breathing exercises in a room set to high temperatures. If you’re looking for a classic hot yoga experience, this studio specializes in that type of technique.

Various locations, bikramyogaworks.com.

Down Under School of Yoga

With locations in Brookline, Newton, and Cambridge, Down Under Yoga offers two hot yoga classes, which differ in level of intensity. Hot power flow is designed to push the body under hot and humid conditions, and there are no breaks during the one hour and 15-minute class. Heated flow is a chance to experience hot yoga in a more relaxed environment, focused on deep breathing and flexibility.

Various locations, downunderyoga.com.

Shawmut yoga studio

Head on over to this local studio for a hot yoga experience that will leave you dripping in sweat. You can choose between vinyasa classes offered in either warm or hot temperatures. New students can receive two weeks for $40.

280 Shawmut Ave., Boston, shawmutyoga.com.

JP Centre Yoga

This neighborhood spot focuses on bringing people together through the practice of yoga. Hot yoga classes here focus on balance and realizing the mental and physical health benefits from exercising under strenuous conditions.

670 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, 617-942-8936, jpcentreyoga.com.

South Boston Yoga

This expansive yoga studio has several hot yoga classes. Temperatures for class are set at 95 degrees and the flow of the class will vary depending on the instructor, but all those of all levels of yoga experience are welcome.

36 W. Broadway, Boston, 617-315-7448, southbostonyoga.net.